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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(4): 2347-2349
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.273


A Study of Adoption of Milking and Healthcare Practices of Dairy Animals under Co-Operative Network of Rajkot Milk Marketing Union of Saurashtra
Jaysukh B. Kathiriya1*, Samiullakhan H. Sindhi1 and Hetal A. Manwar2
1Department of Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Junagadh Agricultural university, Junagadh, Gujarat, India
2Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Main Dry Farming Research Station, Junagadh Agricultural University, Targhadia, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A bench mark survey was undertaken to find out the dairy animal management practices followed by the member farmers of dairy co-operative society in randomly selected three talukas of Rajkot district in Saurashtra region of Gujarat state. In each taluka five villages and in each village ten respondents were selected. It was observed that all the respondents milked their animals twice in a day by using wet knuckling method (98%) of milking – Majority of the milked produced generally goes to dairy co - operative society except the amount, which routinely used for family need. All the respondents adopted practices to vaccinate their animals against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Haemorrhagic Septicemia (HS). There is facility of integrated veterinary treatment camp services, which provide vaccination of animals and other veterinary needs.


Keywords: Healthcare practices, Dairy animals, Milking adaptation
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Jaysukh B. Kathiriya, Samiullakhan H. Sindhi, Hetal A. Manwar. 2017. A Study of Adoption of Milking and Healthcare Practices of Dairy Animals under Co-Operative Network of Rajkot Milk Marketing Union of SaurashtraInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(4): 2347-2349. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.273